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Web Smith
Founder @2PMinc. Love @LinzBSmith, Lex, Ana. Current advisor-investor. Former cofounding CMO: @MizzenandMain. Previously: @GearPatrol @RogueFitness @flosports.

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  • @TraceWall @kaleighf @digitallynativ @emily_singer @CaseyA Thank you, ma'am. 👊🏼 Tue May 21
  • @vincenzolandino @kaleighf Blessings to the Landino lineage. Tue May 21
  • @jayclouse @kaleighf @corbettmorgan Thanks so much bro. 🤙🏽 Tue May 21
  • @rmgenson @kaleighf @hilarymilnes Very thoughtful of you, thank you. And I agree on Hilary. Tue May 21
  • @andrw_j I mean, I know that. A lot of people don't. Tue May 21
  • TIL: There are more brick and mortar mattress stores than there are McDonald's franchises. There are 200+ DNVBs.… https://t.co/xCm1JgBUWw Tue May 21
  • @roshanpateI @sarthakgh Good find Tue May 21
  • @sarthakgh Observe how much they spent on acquiring and manipulating review blogs instead of winning on pure affinity. Tue May 21
  • @sarthakgh Potentially but even so, you can tell that that they relied on SEO, link backs, and retargeting just sli… https://t.co/oMvavR2Dx4 Tue May 21
  • @glbaumann Good point! Tue May 21
  • @WebBarr @kanyewest It was an amazing time. I also remember being one of the few minorities at this show. Woodlands was an exclusive area. Tue May 21
  • @WebBarr @kanyewest Don't stop believing Tue May 21
  • @WebBarr I'll never forget. @kanyewest was upset with a stagehand. There was a lighting issue so he stopped the sho… https://t.co/HpsamklPF5 Tue May 21
  • @TheStalwart Fuck, I was so confused and devastated. Tue May 21
  • On human potential. In 2008, my wife took me to a concert as graduation gift. A Barbadian singer named Robin "Rih… https://t.co/4kV8w8GYpi Tue May 21
  • @fuseboxradio @jentrification I know good people doing good things in that org, including one of my former co-found… https://t.co/zOBD4I6goA Tue May 21
  • @robyang Hahaha same. Tue May 21
  • Chernobyl is — both — one of the worst manmade disasters in history and one of most impactful productions that you’ll find. Tue May 21
  • @MarkHthomas @MichaelGRubin @Fanatics Haha, first step is him knowing that @2PMinc and I exists. But damn, this rea… https://t.co/tYbGySDfJ0 Tue May 21
  • @AaronOrendorff @MichaelGRubin @Fanatics Thank you man. Means a lot coming from you. Tue May 21
  • @jordansack I know that I owe you an email bro. Tue May 21
  • @dshuku @MichaelGRubin @Fanatics That really means a lot man Tue May 21
  • I wrote about why @MichaelGRubin deserves more credit for @Fanatics and it's DNVB-like approach towards building a… https://t.co/HZmFWEwyS2 Tue May 21
  • In light of WeWork angling to become more of a "recession-proof" real estate company, this WSJ article from 2017. https://t.co/koGaRKlsVf Tue May 21
  • @vincenzolandino War zone. Tue May 21
  • @briantylercohen @AdamLehman @NicolleDWallace Gottttttdamn Mon May 20
  • @jjeremycai For you, it should be uncrate Mon May 20
  • He already landed a @Wrangler deal. https://t.co/5bb74qExvA Mon May 20
  • @digitallynativ @soundslikecanoe @pomajp I agree. Mon May 20
  • @andrw_j @pomajp Be safe bro Mon May 20
  • @soundslikecanoe @pomajp WELP! Good work, Pat. Mon May 20
  • @andrw_j @pomajp Call it what you would like. The point is, we are discussing contribution margins and in the conte… https://t.co/i03tOqjCgv Mon May 20
  • @pomajp It’s hard to justify variable costs not being a part of COGs in this era. It’s what’s gotten brands in a to… https://t.co/2Gmcfl5RID Mon May 20
  • @pomajp Every cost that diminishes a brand’s gross margin: traditional CAC, consulting fees, CRO, influencer costs,… https://t.co/Qgd8CMSym3 Mon May 20
  • RT @ProductHuntPod: “If I was starting a Direct-To-Consumer brand today, I would start with a media company. I would launch a newsletter or… Mon May 20
  • @cponeill @kntoukakis @2PMinc Damn - that means a ton to me. I work so hard to improve my writing. I often write wi… https://t.co/4v9vgUD2sp Mon May 20
  • Every passing week sees diminished prospects for the last-mile industry. Without exclusive fast food deals (Uber… https://t.co/yWW6ajTmTK Mon May 20
  • @imcatnoone @RufusDuSol I'm so proud of you! Mon May 20
  • @RajNijjer Morehouse is expensive. That's $100,000. Mon May 20
  • @TheStalwart Oh my lord. Mon May 20
  • I often wonder if taxi medallion prices will rise, again, in anticipation of Lyft and Uber's supply side economics falling apart. Mon May 20
  • @captaindanny10 @2PMinc @retailgeek @scotwingo You're the man, Danny. Thank you! Mon May 20
  • @bryce Yeah — if that isn’t a given at this point, I don’t know what to say. Mon May 20
  • @sarthakgh The only other real option is Alibaba’s operation. Or their operation is very sophisticated. Mon May 20
  • Benchmarks that DTC operations should care about: — sustainable organic demand — international shipping accounta… https://t.co/4mVWcZw358 Mon May 20
  • @sarthakgh Good or multi-disciplinarily educational? Sun May 19
  • @sarthakgh Rogan Sun May 19
  • @TheHoneyBadjer Well said, man. Sun May 19
  • @CerromeRussell I love you man Sun May 19
  • @taylorholiday We just publicly agreed on something. Sun May 19
  • @stewart @jennifer LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sun May 19
  • @taylorholiday Bro - this would have shut down the internet. Sun May 19
  • @_brandswell It’s so important to recognize or your kids will be less likely to recognize yours. Sun May 19
  • @AndySwan It had to be said. I’ve been walking up and down the sideline, had to step on the field. Sun May 19
  • Anyway - if you still have them, call them up. Left a VM with my parents and I got emotional. In a span of five ye… https://t.co/987dhP5lHX Sun May 19
  • @dre7413 The goal of life as a parent is to leave an advantage. Whether biologically, financially, socially, or oth… https://t.co/1GScNOayGy Sun May 19
  • @Adahadotcom I'm the wrong one bro. Sun May 19
  • There's this on-going trend in entrepreneurship. If your life wasn't hard, your works count for less. We diminish t… https://t.co/4J4kY2GwDm Sun May 19
  • @RyanHawk12 @naval @JamesClear @BrentBeshore @ryan_caldbeck @scottbelsky @nathanbarry Thank you! Sun May 19
  • @JoeVennare @Technogym @RumbleBoxingNYC @1Rebel_UK No, no one is buying a $10,000 - $20,000 treadmill. I love techn… https://t.co/h4cT6brqPt Sun May 19
  • @JoshuaHaskins Hahahahahaha no. I exercise and I love great equipment, I don’t watch exercise anymore. Sun May 19
  • @KristyT This is the perfect PG response. Sun May 19
  • @EmFitMTV Yeah you’ve been pretty cool to me too. Sun May 19
  • @leroygardner @JonGilsonAF Yeah I understand now - didn't know he was back in that space. Bearish on connected rowers as a stand alone. Sun May 19
  • @leroygardner @JonGilsonAF Oh wait - yeah no. Sun May 19
  • @leroygardner @JonGilsonAF I don't know what you're talking about but no literally no one else has their critical mass. Sun May 19
  • @leroygardner @JonGilsonAF I fail to see the relevance. Sun May 19
  • Few notes on connected fitness. a/ FastCo cites a $27B market cap by 2022. b/ Peloton has sold 450k units with… https://t.co/EOFDuZLEGH Sun May 19
  • @JoshMcAtee @vincenzolandino @kaleighf Do I see the words “OSTRANDER” and “OHIO”? Sun May 19
  • @RitaRemixed Wouldn't that have been amazing? Sun May 19
  • @vincenzolandino @kaleighf No alternative! Sat May 18
  • @vincenzolandino @kaleighf (I have one too) Sat May 18
  • @Buddyloveless It's a grind Sat May 18
  • @vincenzolandino @kaleighf Moo Moo is sorta trash. Sat May 18
  • @kaleighf Good point! Sat May 18
  • Content x commerce thought. Endgame has earned over $2.5 billion world wide. I wonder what would have happened if… https://t.co/rE5fVabNe6 Sat May 18
  • @drywallsarcasm 😘 Sat May 18
  • @drywallsarcasm TFW you're not my demo so it's working perfectly. Sat May 18
  • @drthema @tiffani Damn. Sat May 18
  • @kanyewest I’ve grown to believe that cold DM’s are a bad business practice so this is just my quarterly reminder t… https://t.co/nSYknNRlFW Sat May 18
  • @seyitaylor I knew that he was going to live and still waited for him to die. Sat May 18
  • @arribagah @2PMinc MY MAN. Sat May 18
  • @EdLatimore hey bro — I quit drinking altogether because of our conversations. So, lemme know when you need a testimonial. Day 34. Sat May 18
  • @AaronandML Good question - it was the beginning of 2PM. Maybe I wasn’t good enough. Sat May 18
  • @EverythingSwan See — that’s a possibility. But I tend to believe that value customers are more likely to have decr… https://t.co/uMEmopGMXr Sat May 18
  • @DaveFinocchio YUP. Watching him choke at the Masters was a trip. Sat May 18
  • Here’s a parallel for you: I’ve comped one paid membership to 2PM — ever — and it was for a wealthy VC that I rea… https://t.co/XIzZDj1RMY Sat May 18
  • @MatthewACherry Bro it is so fire. Sat May 18
  • Brand thought: Free vacuum cleaners at car washes decrease CAC but lower LTV and AOV. Why: the car wash uses it… https://t.co/0YCdiVm6f3 Sat May 18
  • @AidansOnline @scotwingo Thank you!!! Sat May 18
  • @AdamLehman @2PMinc 🙄 Sat May 18
  • @Michaelsrael @2PMinc Thanks Mike! Sat May 18
  • @joshpremuda @2PMinc Thanks brev Sat May 18
  • @LeanLuxe @2PMinc 😂😂😂 Sat May 18
  • @PE_Feeds @2PMinc Who's Richie? Sat May 18
  • @sethmills21 @2PMinc 💨 Sat May 18
  • Just wired @2PMinc’s latest DTC investment. That isn’t a big deal to most but a really big deal to me. Sat May 18
  • @TheJonTolbert Is futbol the real football? Sat May 18
  • .@fromedome makes a good argument: — Amazon is to iOS — Walmart is to Windows — Instacart is to Android I have… https://t.co/Vu3tH7PxxJ Sat May 18
  • @RicksMonday @taylorholiday Live by performance advertising obsession, die by it. Sat May 18
  • @thelocalist Indeed brother Sat May 18
  • @RajNijjer @Yotpo @2pm Good work! Sat May 18
  • @cheriehu42 @rajavick @acmcclendon @LilNasX Featured it in @2PMinc Fri May 17
  • RT @laurenthomasx3: Honestly an HONOR to be on this list, @web. Thanks for all you do. https://t.co/ALpxXx2Vny Fri May 17
  • @laurenthomasx3 And thank you. 🙏🏾 Fri May 17
  • @andrw_j @2PMinc See why I was stressed? Thanks brother. Fri May 17
  • @RulesByCam @justinkan @garrytan Why are we arguing for no reason? Fri May 17
  • @EricaJoy @justinkan @garrytan African American Proverb: “We tried to tell you." Fri May 17
  • It’s really great that founders like @justinkan and @garrytan are evangelizing the benefits of addressing the deepl… https://t.co/2IUuAhZqgD Fri May 17
  • @KimberlyNFoster Hahahahah don’t get me started. Fri May 17
  • @mathewi Disagree: subscription behavior has opened doors for well-written, well-branded subscription publishers. I… https://t.co/uz0XebDb15 Fri May 17
  • @magdalenakala @LilNasX It was magnificent. Fri May 17
  • @melhurst I’ve never seen anything like it. Fri May 17
  • If and whenever @LilNasX is done with music, he’s going to make a great marketing executive. The kid has a great mi… https://t.co/aFO0zq1Z2N Fri May 17
  • Parent tweet. When we're all together, our 4 y.o. chants: “we are a family.” She even holds out her arms as if sh… https://t.co/Uyp5JAB4ky Fri May 17
  • @bryce Congrats? Fri May 17
  • @DelRey shot ya a DM Fri May 17
  • @davidspitz @retailgeek @2pm @scotwingo @2PMinc For better or worse, I do! Thank you for the support David. Fri May 17
  • @realscottmcleod Props though - keep up the work. Fri May 17
  • @realscottmcleod No, let me explain. When you manufacture a product that didn't exist on the market: tech fabric d… https://t.co/dPlomhQyaO Fri May 17
  • @realscottmcleod That's wonderful. Marketing is fun and I look forward to more people hearing about your brand. Whe… https://t.co/hj1KuBQzSH Fri May 17
  • @realscottmcleod Of course, it's a tweet. Feel free to read the 100's of thousands of words that I've written. Fri May 17
  • RT @ProductHuntLIVE: 📦 DTC Makers: 💪 How do you make your brand defensible? 📈 How do you leverage community to scale? Listen as @rrhoove… Fri May 17
  • @JeffFromNC That’s just because you voluntarily walk into podunk gun centers / KKK community centers. I’d reconsider too. Fri May 17
  • @brianbreslin That’s a supply chain issue. Fri May 17
  • @benjablake white people are out after 9? Fri May 17
  • @mrsharma @sarthakgh @arjunblj @away @mvmt @soulcycle Need to get you on the Rolex train. LOVE MVMT tho. Fri May 17
  • @sarthakgh @mrsharma @away The thing is, this is the first time in history that the rise of a brand is in full view… https://t.co/1L7NMv6Xn8 Fri May 17
  • @mrsharma @away Very well said Fri May 17
  • @SmallTimeVC I mean - I'm telling you the truth, I can't make you hear it. Thu May 16
  • @marcaross Hahahahah fair. Thu May 16
  • @marcaross You’re behind, Marc. Hire consultants to keep you up. Thu May 16
  • @theleanover I’m a capitalist, it’s America. Canada’s most notable tech company is partly so because we are capitalists. Thu May 16
  • @theleanover It’s three years old. Stop moving the goal post and use facts. Thu May 16
  • @marcaross In 1964, when Bowerman was 53, it was impossible for him to see how his student's waffle shoe company co… https://t.co/5kXK48z5Dn Thu May 16
  • @briannekimmel I literally wrote this. https://t.co/CGYHVBYFJy Thu May 16
  • @theleanover They make $18 / hour + 10% tips. Thu May 16
  • Prime Now may be a top 20 consumer invention. Just ten years ago, very few of us could envision this experience:… https://t.co/Kfz3m1P3Kz Thu May 16
  • On how there are 8+ viable mattress brands but one luggage company. Supply chain management is one of Away's two… https://t.co/kL7PoP86KE Thu May 16
  • @D_Rob__ @TommyHacksaw @OSUCoachMeyer I would watch exercise this weekend but I gotta get to my kid's sport. Thu May 16
  • Angie is the type of media founder that the pattern-match boys scoff at. It's her unconventional style and business… https://t.co/O4qzvDnyRc Thu May 16
  • @KivaDickinson Thank you, Kiva! Thu May 16
  • RT @scotwingo: If you are interested in 'brands going direct', DTC, DNVB or whatever you want to call it - this week's episode with @web is… Thu May 16
  • @retailgeek @2pm @scotwingo That's not my handle. Thu May 16
  • @retailgeek @2pm @scotwingo Dm'd ya Thu May 16
  • On: "The DTC Playbook is a Trap" I rarely advise DNVBs, especially in fashion. The DTC ecosystem, sure. But rarely… https://t.co/Bz6Osa13n0 Thu May 16
  • @columbusceomag @KennyMcDon @bold_penguin @Progressive So awesome to see ilya make moves. Thu May 16
  • @nachkari Thanks so much man Thu May 16
  • I recorded an important retail podcast late last night and I'm terrified that it will be awful. This is me at 10:… https://t.co/TKJphDyAxf Thu May 16
  • @ChadBlomgren If I didn't despise Harvest Prep enough already, the girls played on a field that resembled Kevin Cos… https://t.co/dGTXqqM4Jb Thu May 16
  • @mims Lol Thu May 16
  • Thanks for the love, @LeanLuxe. It's a good time to announce that an LL x 2PM Summer Crab Bake is in the works.… https://t.co/dfCXPKPma5 Wed May 15
  • @rezakhadjavi @SaraKWeber @2PMinc @Hey_Core 🙏🏾❤️ Wed May 15
  • @garyvee @SHAQ HAKEEM > Wed May 15
  • @OP_Arlington @ChadBlomgren Oh man. 🔥 Wed May 15
  • @stephkorey Haha tired of these people. Wed May 15
  • RT @Hey_Core: HRV, "Fight or Flight" and Me - "I will never forget my breaking point..." a must-read by @web https://t.co/KBrMf00Tpc Wed May 15
  • @MichelGeolier Yeah - I’ve already worked for our cofounded a few DTC brands and from the operational side. Preaching to the wrong guy. Wed May 15
  • @MichelGeolier I understand how the VC game works. Raise $20 billion so that early stage investors can cash out and… https://t.co/yBmfK5x7W0 Wed May 15
  • @MichelGeolier I’m confused, how much did Uber raise? Wed May 15
  • @D_Rob__ @michaelbmarlin Yeah Doc, no need to make this brain surgery. Cash or stock: https://t.co/0V8KW93xHV Wed May 15
  • The sentiment went from: (1) DTC brands can’t exit and can’t achieve unicorn status to (2) “I never said that, look… https://t.co/blNwfgCZse Wed May 15
  • @RickDronkers @rrhoover Besides @2PMinc? The @LeanLuxe chat? The best sources are independent. Wed May 15
  • @D_Rob__ Likewise. Wed May 15
  • @D_Rob__ Oh *change’s the subject* What do you think about lulu men’s prospects moving forward? Wed May 15
  • @D_Rob__ What is this that you speak of? Wed May 15
  • @DonaldRichard It should surprise no one that they are viewed as universally trill. Wed May 15
  • @shaig No better place for DTC. Wed May 15
  • RT @rrhoover: New Product Hunt pod with @web 🎙 https://t.co/g45a2GOLlR If you’re considering starting your own DTC brand or online shop, l… Wed May 15
  • @rrhoover Thanks sir! Wed May 15
  • @MikeDuda @daveambrose @GreatOaksVC Shouted him out in my latest. https://t.co/MzFplXZ28G Wed May 15
  • @TaylorMajewski @ProductHunt @2PMinc Hahaha. Wed May 15
  • @ScottMonty Holy shit. Wed May 15
  • @youcerto @hunterwalk I was trying to be kind. Wed May 15
  • @hunterwalk The whole state will fall apart if Congress passes a law demanding that all NCAA D1 football players in… https://t.co/zfgCx1b42V Wed May 15
  • @vincenzolandino @LinkedIn @garyvee I am still getting used to Gary with biceps and sub 16% body fat. Wed May 15
  • @JoeBriggsEsq @OneBandwagonFan Man my neighborhood is off the chain Wed May 15
  • @jennifer Hahahaha I know I know. Regardless. Let me live through this ambiguous, golden toilet, "Of course s**t… https://t.co/NC9GJJMpnH Wed May 15
  • Twitter dot com. https://t.co/fQ01vLYhKF Wed May 15
  • @drywallsarcasm I hate you so much Tue May 14
  • @AndyStumpf77 pls assess https://t.co/fQ0ijDCFkX Tue May 14
  • @tiffani 🙏🏾 Tue May 14
  • @ryanleecox You just described Facebook. Facts > feelings. Tue May 14
  • @forb2400 You know the deal. Tue May 14
  • @ShelbyNewsome I don't see how people have the time! Tue May 14
  • Listen - she doesn't tweet very often but she's one of the most accomplished people that I've ever known. It almost… https://t.co/M8RjzIyGo3 Tue May 14
  • @micahjay1 Instacart still offered whole foods delivery? Tue May 14
  • @cghoseBiz1st I applaud you for being kind. Tue May 14
  • @KKnapp @david_perell 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Tue May 14
  • @david_perell Not *that* provocative. Close to 5% of my paid audience = journalists who turn my analysis into mains… https://t.co/N3Vwn5X7Vx Tue May 14
  • @ScottMonty 😂😂😂 Tue May 14
  • @rrhoover My lord Tue May 14
  • @seyitaylor *chef's kiss* Tue May 14
  • @MikeDuda @sundaygrow All in on Sunday Grow Tue May 14
  • @RajNijjer @Adobe @magento @ingridlunden This report was amazing. Tue May 14
  • @EricaJoy Yeah this was one of those stories that I've chosen to ignore or else I'd never go to Philly. Tue May 14
  • @CaptAmericaXfit That thang is brutal Tue May 14
  • @sarthakgh 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Tue May 14
  • @ataussig Then I look forward to NextDoor becoming a $30b company. Tue May 14
  • @digitallynativ Last point I'll make: Is Walmart willing to deliver to the areas of cities where Walmart customers… https://t.co/4aIDxnBD5z Tue May 14

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